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Oppressive heat and humidity building into the central and southeast U.S.

A heat wave is building into parts of the central and southeast U.S. this week. The combination of heat and humidity will lead to dangerous heat indices, especially in parts of the central Mississippi River Valley where an Excessive Heat Warning is in effect. Heat Advisories are in effect elsewhere across the region. Relief is not expected for several days.
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15NM ESE New London CT

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Overnight

Mostly Clear

Light Wind
1ft

Low: 64 °F

Thursday

Increasing Clouds

ENE 7kt
1ft

High: 70 °F

Thursday
Night

Slight Chc Showers

ENE 9kt
1ft

Low: 63 °F

Friday

Chance Showers

NE 8kt
1ft

High: 71 °F

Friday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

E 6kt
2ft

Low: 63 °F

Saturday

Partly Sunny

ENE 10kt
2ft

High: 71 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

NE 11kt
2ft

Low: 62 °F

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

NE 12kt
2ft

High: 70 °F

Sunday
Night

Partly Cloudy

NE 9kt
1-2ft

Low: 61 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 9:39 pm EDT Aug 20, 2014
Forecast Valid: 11pm EDT Aug 20, 2014-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2014

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Detailed Forecast



  • SynopsisLOW PRES WILL REMAIN WELL SOUTH/SOUTHEAST OF THE WATERS TONIGHT AND THU. HIGH PRES OVER QUEBEC WILL BUILD SOUTH OVER NEW ENGLAND FRI THROUGH THE WEEKEND...AND LAST INTO MON.

    FOR INFORMATION ON POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS WEATHER BEYOND THE 24-36 HOUR FORECAST PERIOD...PLEASE VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON AND FOLLOW THE CURRENT HAZARDS LINK ABOVE THE MAP ON THE LEFT.
  • Overnight Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly clear. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Thursday NNE wind around 7 kt becoming ENE in the afternoon. Increasing clouds. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Thursday Night ENE wind 7 to 9 kt. A slight chance of showers after 2am. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Friday NE wind 6 to 8 kt becoming ESE in the afternoon. A chance of showers, mainly before 10am. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Friday Night E wind around 6 kt becoming NE after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Saturday ENE wind 6 to 10 kt. Partly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Saturday Night NE wind around 11 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Sunday NE wind around 12 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Sunday Night NE wind around 9 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 to 2 ft.

SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVE HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

*Notices:
  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.